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Ex-champ paroled for shooting fiancee plans return

Updated: October 24, 2006, 3:22 PM ET
Associated Press

ERIE, Pa. -- Former IBF lightweight champion Paul Spadafora, on parole for shooting his fiancee, plans to return to the ring next month after a two-year layoff.

An opponent has not been announced, but the fight will be the main event of the 22nd Erie Boxing Classic on Nov. 22, said Spadafora's promoter Michael Acri.

The former champ passed up an offer to fight Oct. 20 on the undercard of "Mike Tyson's World Tour" in Youngstown, Ohio.

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